President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday urged institutions of higher learning to work towards quality education following the new development and trajectory and the changing socio-economic dynamics.
He gave this speech before capping 2652 graduates at the National University of Science and Technology thereafter commissioning an innovation hub which will focus on DNA testing among other key factors.
‘’I challenge graduates to press on to do the extraordinary by inventing designing and manufacturing products and artifacts from locally incubated ideas and researches’ ’Mnangagwa said
He also urged graduates to become problem solvers as they embark on their new journey of life.
‘’ As you go out into the world of work, strive to be trailblazers, problem solvers and life changers in chosen fields’ ’Mnangagwa said
Of the 2652 graduating students 66.67 were male and 33.33 were female.
The president was then conferred with an honorary Doctorate in Philosophy at the event. Dr Peter Magombeyi a leader of the Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) was among the graduates but was however not present